Tacoma-based Bratrud Middleton Insurance has appointed Michael J. Ferreira, CPCU, as sales manager.
Ferreira has worked in the insurance industry since 1990.
He joined Bratruds Tacoma office in 1996 in the Commercial Insurance Division as commercial manager as well as marketing manager and was named vice president in 1997.
He was appointed to the companys Executive Committee in 2000.
As sales manager, Ferreira is part of a sales leadership group that supports Bratruds commercial insurance producers throughout its network of branch offices.
His areas of expertise include senior living/retirement communities, construction, manufacturing, workers compensation, and professional liability.
Prior to joining Bratrud, Ferreira worked for Safeco Insurance Company in Redmond as a claims adjuster and a commercial underwriter.
Ferreira, a Gig Harbor resident, is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound with a bachelors degree in economics and business administration.
He also earned the professional insurance designation Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).
Bratrud Middleton Insurance is the largest, privately owned insurance brokerage in the state of Washington, providing insurance, surety bonds, advisory, and other financial services.